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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Inflamed Lungs

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What are the symptoms of lining of a lung is inflamed?

What are the symptoms of lining of a lung is inflamed?

Pain w deep breaths: Also called "pleurisy" it can cause cough and usually localized chest pain with coughing or deep breathing. It usually feels a lot better if you take an anti inflammatory. These symptoms can be similar with bronchitis or pneumonia, so if you are feeling ill and aren't sure what you have, see a doctor.

Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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My chest and throat feel inflamed and sore, but I have no other symptoms, no cough, no cold, except for fatigue. What is this?

My chest and throat feel inflamed and sore, but I have no other symptoms, no cough, no cold, except for fatigue. What is this?

Possible URI: It's very difficult to tell exactly what's happening since I don't know your age or whether you have had exposure to upper respiratory infections. A sore chest that usually means in the lungs but it could mean muscular. If it's internal and you have a sore throat it's probably the beginning of a upper respiratory infection. If you develop a temperature you should see your local physician.

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I was in a car accident. I had chest and stomach pain. X-ray showed inflamed spleen and liver and blood test showed mono. Could accident manifest symptoms not present earlier?

I was in a car accident. I had chest and stomach pain. X-ray showed inflamed spleen and liver and blood test showed mono. Could accident manifest symptoms not present earlier?

No: Sorry to hear of your recent problems. The accident has nothing to do with the viral contagion which has manifested itself as mono. The infection causes swelling of the liver and the spleen, so does abdominal trauma from the accident. You could have have had sub-acute symptoms prior, that is the enlargement symptoms may have been under the radar, and accident has amplified the situation.

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My symptoms are sore throat inflamed tonsils throat hurts 24/7 it hurts to breathe it feels like there is something stuck in my throat chest pain?

My symptoms are sore throat inflamed tonsils throat hurts 24/7 it hurts to breathe it feels like there is something stuck in my throat chest pain?

Seek care: The part that protects your airway called the epiglottis could be infected and could be serious or you could have an infection like an abscess at the back of the tonsil. That can be serious too! You née to see a doctor before something bad happens!

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What are the symptoms of under developed lungs?

What are the symptoms of under developed lungs?

Short of breath: This happened if a patient has a congenital abnormality otherwise not seen.

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What's really weird is I have all the symptoms of a cold like it's settling in my lungs?

Cold: Are you coughing? Cold Eeze (see eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com) helps prevent from virus from setting in. Consult with us for more details.

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What are the symptoms of asbestosis in the lungs?

What are the symptoms of asbestosis in the lungs?

Usually none: Most people with asbestos exposure have no symptoms. Asbestos can result in asbestosis of the lung which causes scarring of the lung resulting in decreased lung function, which often produces shortness of breath. It can also cause pleural effussions, lung cancer or mesothelioma.

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What are the symptoms of lung disease in nonsmoker?

What are the symptoms of lung disease in nonsmoker?

Depends: Lung cancer may occur in smokers or non-smokers. The symptoms are dependent on the location and extent of the cancer. It may be found when asymptomatic (no symptoms) or when very advanced an many symptoms, such as pain, hemoptysis (coughing up blood), seizure (brain mets), shortness of breath, etc.

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What are the symptoms of lung disease in infants?

What are the symptoms of lung disease in infants?

Depends: The symptoms usually are rapid breathing, retraction of the skin between ribs, under ribs, and above the collar bones. The infant may also have some nasal flaring. In addition, the child maybe more fussy than usual, more tired than usual, and not able to eat as well.

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Syntoms of lung cancer?

Syntoms of lung cancer?

Many: Early on, no symptoms. Later, cough, weight loss, poor appetite, loss of energy, chest pain, coughing blood, dizziness, headache, shortness of breath. ..Etc.

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Does a cholangiocarcinoma spread to lungs before causing symptoms?

Does a cholangiocarcinoma spread to lungs before causing symptoms?

Not necessarily: Often the symptoms from cholangiocarcinoma are related to blockage or obstruction of the liver ducts. This can occur before the tumor has spread to other organs like the lungs.

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Can masses grow slow in the lungs without siptoms for more than five years even they are critical in sizes.?

Can masses grow slow in the lungs without siptoms for more than five years even they are critical in sizes.?

Yes: It depends what critical in size means. A growing cancer for example can double in volume every ninety days, but can start as a speck. On the other hand a scar can remain a scar for a long time and can develop into scar carcinoma later. There are other nodules or tumors which are not cancer and stay as they are. If not pressing on airways it may not cause symptoms.

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Gave up smoking altogether a week ago. My lungs are starting to clear out as I'm concerned should I be with these symptoms, what to do?

Gave up smoking altogether a week ago. My lungs are starting to clear out as I'm concerned should I be with these symptoms, what to do?

Smoking: Within literally minutes of not smoking your lungs improve. You might well have a cough for a while, this should be of no concern. Over several months you will feel much better, breathe much better, have much more stamina. That said you don't say how long /smoking. If cough persists or shortness of breath persists you need to be evaluated. 10 years of not smoking =never smoke. Congrats.

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Small rattling sound in lungs upon exhaling for 3 days, no other symptoms, coughing doesn't help, 33 yrs old, female, otherwise healthy?

Auscultation exam: You have to be examined by a "real doctor" who will listen to you, both your history and do a good physical exam listening to your lungs. Then you will procede from there.

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What are the symptoms of a lung ready to collaspe, or does it just happen?

Just happens: There are no symptoms to an impending lung collapse; the question becomes why does the lung collapse in the first place? That root cause may have associated symptoms.